Nat Geo Photo Basics

The Ultimate Beginner's Guide

National Geographic Photo Basics
The ultimate beginners guide to great photography

For digital camera and smartphone users, this easy how-to guide, written by an experienced National Geographic photographer, imparts the essentials of taking great pictures.

In a series of short lessons, Joel Sartore explains the basics, from choosing a camera and gear to understanding focus, exposure, composition, and lighting. Using examples from his own work, he applies the basic rules of photography to family, pet, travel, nature, and street photos, and how to get a great shot with the camera on your smartphone.

Throughout the book you’ll find pro tips, quick assignments, and the behind-the-camera stories of great photographs; helpful notes clarify how to use every piece of advice, even with your smartphone camera.

256 Pages
7-5/8 x 9-3/4

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